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Honduras wins after strong dispute


MANAGUA, Nicaragua, September 6, 2017.- Honduras prevailed in three sets (25-20, 25-23, 25- ) over El Salvador after a strong dispute in the last match of day one of competition of the XVI AFECAVOL U-21 Men’s Central American Championship at IND Volleyball venue at Managua, Nicaragua.


El Salvador resisted Honduras’ powerful attacks the entire three sets but it was Honduras who took the victory while playing with all their energy.


Honduras controlled every category not by much, proving the score could have gone either way; the stats were spikes (29-28), blocking (7-5) and serves (2-1),


Honduras balanced their spikes between Sebastian Aguirre (8 points), Jose Espinal (8 points) and Alex Godoy (7 points), while El Salvador attacked with Josue Palma on 14 points.


Captain Daniel Salinas of Honduras said “it was a well disputed match, we were able to get rid of the anxiety before starting and calm our newcomers in their debut; we must move one point at a time and await for the days ahead”.


Captain Josue Palma of El Salvador commented “it was a very close game, we were up on several occasions, unfortunately we couldn’t keep it up, and therefore we lost”